Seed Collecting at Harris Farm Pollinator Patches

September 30, 2022 FLC Pollinator Patches, FLC Projects, Habitat & Wildlife, Harris Farm, Land Management Practices

Our pollinator patches are a gift that keeps on giving! Now that most of the blooms have come and gone, it's time to get out and collect seeds. Most of the species we have planted are excellent self-seeders and return in force [...]

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Butterflies at the Harris Farm!

August 8, 2022 FLC Pollinator Patches, FLC Projects, Habitat & Wildlife, Harris Farm, Land Management Practices

Why do we love butterflies? Certainly, we admire their exotic beauty and effortless grace as they dance among the flowers, but they serve many other important roles, from the caterpillars that provide food for migratory songbirds to the pollination that is [...]

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Summer Update – Pollinator Patches at the Harris Farm

July 5, 2022 FLC Pollinator Patches, FLC Projects, Habitat & Wildlife, Harris Farm, Land Management Practices

In honor of #PollinatorWeek and @pollinatorpartnership (June 20-26) FLC staff wanted to update you on the pollinator patches at the Harris Farm. Black-eyed Susan, partridge pea and false sunflower abound! The meadows are coming to life and attracting a variety of pollinators. The cover crops [...]

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UPDATE! FLC’s Pollinator Patch Project with Strata-G Volunteers (4/29/2022)

May 4, 2022 About Foothills - Board & Staff, FLC Pollinator Patches, FLC Projects, Habitat & Wildlife, Harris Farm, Land Management Practices

Last Friday was nice and cool with partly cloudy skies! That gave FLC staff and Strata-G volunteers the wind in our sails to work out in the pollinator patches and other native landscaping beds at the Harris Farm (FLC’s office headquarters in Rockford, TN). There was plenty of mulching and [...]

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FLC Celebrates 3,200+ preserved acres in 2021!

December 15, 2021 Conservation Easements, FLC Projects, Habitat & Wildlife, Land Acquisition & Preservation, Media Articles

It's been another great year for FLC's conservation efforts! In 2021, FLC Board and staff have worked with landowners to preserve close to 3,200 acres across the states [...]

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Check out FLC’s Latest Pollinator Friendly Beds at the Harris Farm!

September 30, 2021 Conservation Easements, FLC Partners, FLC Pollinator Patches, FLC Projects, FLC Supporters, Habitat & Wildlife, Harris Farm, Land Management Practices

In late September of 2021, FLC and Strata-G employees partnered together, preparing 4 pollinator friendly meadow beds at FLC’s office headquarters Rockford, TN. These new pollinator patches are located a short distance away from another set established last year by Foothills staff. Pollinator patches are a way to increase the [...]

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Update on FLC’s Pollinator Patch at the Harris Farm

June 23, 2021 Conservation Easements, FLC Pollinator Patches, FLC Projects, Habitat & Wildlife, Harris Farm, Land Management Practices

In honor of #NationalPollinatorWeek, FLC staff would like to share an update of our ‘Native Pollinator Patch’ at the Harris Farm. A variety of blooms have really taken off this month and they are attracting quite a diverse group of pollinator species. Check out our gallery of images and visit [...]

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Another Field Report! 5-19-2021

May 19, 2021 Conservation Easements, FLC Projects, Habitat & Wildlife, Land Acquisition & Preservation, Posts from the Field

Continuing field report:  Neat native plants continue to greet FLC biologists as we complete our annual monitoring visits and check out new potential projects.  This week's photos are brought to you from East Tennessee (Knox, Roane, and Sevier County) as well as Williamsburg County, South Carolina!  Share your plant photos [...]

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FLC continuing field report:

May 10, 2021 Conservation Easements, FLC Projects, Habitat & Wildlife, Land Acquisition & Preservation, Posts from the Field

After a couple days of the team monitoring in Georgia the flowers just keep coming!  Hitting new territories and seeing them in different seasons keeps our botanizing eyes keen.  Check out some of our favorites from the recent trip: What are y’all seeing out there?  Tag us @flc_friends [...]

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Collier Preserve Officially Opens in Knox County!

April 5, 2021 Conservation Easements, FLC Partners, FLC Projects, Land Management Practices

Legacy Parks Foundation, along with the Collier Family and the City of Knoxville, celebrated the official opening of the ‘Stella [...]

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